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Lord Mayor's Charitable Foundation is proudly recognised as a registered charity with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC).

Donations of $2 or more are tax-deductible.

The City of Melbourne’s Make Room involves the refurbishment of a Council-owned building to provide studio accommodation and to house essential wraparound support services for up to 50 people experiencing homelessness and sleeping rough in the city. 

Make Room is a partnership between many representatives of Melbourne’s generous and caring community. The philanthropic and corporate sectors are supporting the City of Melbourne, the Victorian Government and Unison Housing to help deliver this important project.
The redevelopment of the building located at 602 Little Bourke Street will cost approximately $24.9 million and is set to be completed in 2024.

Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation is accepting donations for this initiative via a Giving Account which will fund Unison Housing, the charitable community housing provider leading this project.

Support Make Room by donating to the City of Melbourne 'Pathways Innovation Fund' Charitable Giving Account.

Kelvin Club Members are aiming to raise funds together for one studio apartment in the Make Room building on Little Bourke Street.

Donations will be collected from 23 June 2023 until 30 June 2024.

To make this donation on behalf of an organisation, please contact us on 9633 0033.



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